Sharda Sekaran

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The Browning of Miss America: Who Cares?

This past weekend, Nina Davuluri was crowned the first Miss America of Indian descent. In…

The Single Mother, Mythical Father Effect

I have a strange early memory from childhood. My mother handed me a telephone and…

Black Mom + Indian Dad = Search for Identity

It was my senior year of college. I sat at the end of a long…

Father’s Day, Absent Dads and the Question of Marriage

After a number of years as a dedicated activist for social causes, I made a…

[ESSAY] What’s a Good Ex-Christian Girl to do? Pray.

We lived on the second floor of an old house full of people. The family…